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Australian soldier and her husband accused of spying for Russia

An Australian soldier and her husband accused of spying for Russia were denied bail on Friday, the first charges against suspected agents under Australia’s sweeping 2018 espionage laws. Kira Korolev, 40, and her husband, Igor Korolev, 62, are Russian-born Australian citizens and hold Russian passports. They did not appear in person and were represented by lawyers in the Brisbane Magistrates …

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Head of National Microbiology Laboratory resigns after scientist safety scandal

The head of the National Microbiology Lab (NML) in Winnipeg has announced he is stepping down to continue his medical work and accept a position with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba, CBC News has learned. Since 2020, Dr. Guillaume Poliquin has overseen Canada’s only Level 4 virology facility, which is equipped to handle the most serious and …

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pleads guilty to spying charges as part of deal with US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge in a deal with the US Department of Justice that will resolve a long-running legal saga that spanned multiple continents and centered on the publication of a trove of secret documents , according to court documents filed late Monday. WikiLeaks said in a statement Monday that Assange had left …

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